The role of the Mediterranean region in the development of sedimentary geology: a historical overview

@article{Fischer2009TheRO,
  title={The role of the Mediterranean region in the development of sedimentary geology: a historical overview},
  author={Alfred George Fischer and Robert E. Garrison},
  journal={Sedimentology},
  year={2009},
  volume={56}
}
The Mediterranean region, source of so much knowledge in the world, is the site of major advances in sedimentary geology. In addition to its economic and cultural richness, the geological and geographic diversity of the region, plus its active geological processes, have long stimulated indigenous scholars, along with attracting talented outsiders such as Steno, Lyell, Walther, Kuenen and Bagnold. Since classical Hellenic times, debates about the origin of fossils and the changing positions of… 
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